Let's Go There: Ryan O'Connell

May 13, 2019

Sarah Walker

Ryan O'Connell, star and creator behind Netflix's Special stops by Let's Go There to discuss the breakout hit executive produced by Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons. O'Connell stars as himself in the series based on his life, which follows a 28-year old gay man with cerebral palsy who works at popular site as a writer. After getting hit by a car, he uses the incident to mask his actual disability. O'Connell hilariously discusses the journey from a book to getting the script greenlit for Netflix, LGBTQ+ and disability representation in the media and the future of the show.